Great views from the top!! We hard packed snow on the trail. With ice in spots trekking poles and some traction on your boots is a good plan. Only 2 to 3 inches of snow on the top. Best days for views is today and Wednesday.
|Lunch and view of Mt. Rainier|
|Mike and view of the Olympics in background|
|Mike and Sharman keeiping each other warm|
|Hikers Hut was dark inside views better from outside|
Trail Stats: Start at gated road and hike on road about 0.20 of a mile and you will come to an unmarked trail on your right (south) take this. This will become marked and is the High Point Trail. Take this about 1 mile and you come to the junction to Tiger Mountain Trail and turn left (east) and continue on this trail for about 1 mile as it goes south. You will reach a junction "Fred's Corner" and turn left (east) and go 0.40 miles to "Preston Junction.". Then turn right (north) onto West Tiger 1 Trail go about 1 mile to the summit 2948 feet. You can go another 0.3 miles for better views. This is 7.8 miles round trip and 2500 foot gain.
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